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Conference & Board
The ILGA World Conference is the highest decision-making body of ILGA regarding legislation, approval of new members and internal and external organisation. Each member organisation expresses its opinions and concerns and has the right to vote on conference matters.

The current Board of ILGA was elected in Vienna during the previous ILGA World Conference in 2008, except for the African representatives elected at the ILGA Africa conference in Johannesburg in May 2007, the Latin American representatives elected in Lima at the latest ILGA Latin America and Caribbean Conference in September 2007, the Asian representatives, elected at the last ILGA Asian Conference in Chiang Mai (Thailand) in January 2008, and the European representatives elected in Vienna during ILGA Europe annual conference in October 2008.

Gloria Careaga and Renato Sabbadini are the Co-Secretaries General of ILGA.

Linda Baumann and Philipp Braun are their alternates.

RFSL (Riksförbundet för sexuellt likaberättigande - Swedish Federation for LGBT Rights), was elected as Women’s Secretariat. ISIS International (The Philippines) was elected as its alternate.

Instituto Runa (Peru) was elected as Trans Secretariat. LEGABIBO (Bostwana) was elected as its alternate.

According to ILGA's current constitution, two representatives (one female and one male) are to be elected in each region :

* Pan Africa ILGA: Linda Baumann and Danilo Da Silva.

Website of Pan Africa ILGA

Based on the Africa Group in the UN: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

* ILGA-ANZAPI : Lyn Morgain and Simon Margan.
Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia and Pacific Islands - based on the South Pacific Forum: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

* ILGA-Asia: Poedjiati Fen Siang and Surendra Abeysundra.
Alternate members: Anna Kirey and Tan Kine Oey.

Website of ILGA Asia

Based on the Asia group in UN - without Pacific Islands and Cyprus and including Israel): Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam and Yemen.

* ILGA-Europe: Ruth Baldacchino, and Soren Juvas.
Alternate members: Jackie Lewis, Janfrans van der Eerden

Website of ILGA-Europe

Based on the Council of Europe - including candidate Belarus: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus,Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

* ILGA - LAC - Latin America and the Caribbean: Susel Paredes and Beto de Jesus. Gaby Mariño act as alternate member.

Website of ILGA-LAC

Based on the GRULAC group in the UN: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

* ILGA-North America: Helen Kennedy and Michael Petty. Haven Herrin and Akim Ade Larcher are their alternates.
Canada and United States of America